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Title: FUTEBOL
THE BRAZILIAN WAY OF LIFE - UPDATED EDITION
By: Alex Bellos
Format: Electronic book text

List price: £9.99


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ISBN 10: 1408854171
ISBN 13: 9781408854174
Publisher: BLOOMSBURY PUBLISHING PLC (DIGITAL)
Pub. date: 8 May, 2014
Pages: 432
Description: The Brazilian football team is one of the modern wonders of the world. At its best it exudes a skill, flamboyance and romantic pull like nothing else on earth. Football is how the world sees Brazil and how Brazilians see themselves. This book takes a passionate look at the history of the most popular sport - football - in Brazil.
Synopsis: The Brazilian football team is one of the wonders of the modern world and legendary names like Pele, Garrincha and Ronaldo inspire awe in football-lovers everywhere. But in Latin America's largest country, football also symbolises racial harmony, the madness of love and the flamboyance of youth - it's a sport that expresses the identity of a nation. This edition of a book that is now a modern classic, updated to coincide with the 2014 World Cup, explores what makes Brazil the `football country' it is. From the Amazonian jungle to the cities of Sao Paulo and Rio de Janeiro, Alex Bellos weaves a golden-yellow tapestry of stories of great names, great teams and great matches. Mixing fact with local legend, history and myth, in Futebol he uncovers what makes football the Brazilian way of life.
Illustrations: 2 x 12 page colour plates
Publication: UK
Imprint: Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
Returns: Non-returnable
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